(CNN)Yes, go ahead and grab that cup of joe, or two, or more. Doing so may improve your health and help you live longer, suggests new research. Lisa Drayer is a nutritionist, an author and a CNN health and nutrition contributor. She was a spokesperson for Starbucks in 2009.
Monthly Archives: September 2017
Mars Space Station Could Pave Way for 1st Footsteps on Red Planet
Humanity may camp out for a year or so in Mars orbit to get ready for its epic first trek to the Red Planet’s surface. The aerospace company Lockheed Martin recently proposed that NASA work with its international partners and private industry to set up a space station in Mars orbit by 2028.
Turn on iPhone FM radio chips, urges FCC. But iPhone 7, 8 don’t have any, says Apple
Following hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Apple is facing renewed calls to activate the iPhone’s FM radio, which the Cupertino company says is technically impossible.
No assembly required? Ikea to buy services site TaskRabbit
Ikea is making moves so you don’t have to assemble a sofa or bookcase yourself. The furniture seller said Thursday that it is buying online on-demand services platform TaskRabbit, which lets users hire people to help them move, clean up the house or assemble furniture.
21.3k Likes, 615 Comments – Elon Musk (@elonmusk) on Instagram: “Moon Base Alpha”
Elon Musk proposes city-to-city travel by rocket, right here on Earth
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled revised plans to travel to the Moon and Mars at a space industry conference today, but he ended his talk with a pretty incredible promise: using that same interplanetary rocket system for long distance travel on Earth.
Refresh Is Sacred
There are two kinds of client applications: The first kind has a “refresh” or “reload” button to make sure your app’s in sync with its server’s view of the world. The second kind is broken.
Things learned while running your own self-funded startup
Here’s a brain dump of the things we’ve learned while running our business and shipping our first product (Basis). My experience at Valve somewhat helped prepare me for doing this. Working at Valve was like a microcosm of working at your own company.
Safari 11.0 ships with iOS 11.0 and macOS 10.13. It is also available in macOS 10.12.6 and 10.11.6. Web conferencing. Implement peer to peer conferencing with the WebRTC standard.
Dubai Stages First Public Test of Drone Taxis
Talk about rising above the masses. Dubai staged the first public test of its drone taxi service on Monday, offering a peek at what it might—or will—be like to commute by flying car.
Google: Yes, we blew it. But we cannot clean up digital advertising alone
Google’s head of advertising in the Americas Allan Thygesen acknowledged the mishaps, and said the company was working to rectify them during an Advertising Week panel on Tuesday. But he said that it was not something that Google could do alone.
Amazon admits video isn’t carrying its own weight
Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos is ordering a strategic revamp at Amazon Studios, its original video division.
Tesla car population will explode within a few years, Morgan Stanley says
Analysts at Morgan Stanley have reached new heights of optimism about Tesla Inc., predicting millions of the Silicon Valley car maker’s vehicles on the road in the next few years. The analysts, led by Adam Jonas, predicted Tesla’s TSLA, +0.
BREAKING: NASA and Russia reveal plan to build SPACE STATION in orbit around the MOON
Russia and the US have agreed to build a new space station called Deep Space Gateway in the moon’s orbit, Roscosmos announced. It is expected the first modules will be completed by 2024.
Microsoft Excel is about to get a lot smarter
Microsoft Excel users rejoice. Your favorite spreadsheet is about to get a lot smarter, thanks to the help of machine learning and a better connection to the outside world.
Horace Dediu’s Estimate for Apple Watch Sales to Date
My estimate has been that Apple sold about 15 million Watches in the last 12 months at an average price of about $330. This puts the Apple Watch revenue run rate at $4.9 billion, indeed above Rolex. They may be slightly high but the news makes me feel quite comfortable in my methodology.
Facebook Offering New Profile Frame To Let Friends Know You Stopped Scrolling Briefly To Look At Disaster Photos And Felt Sorta Bad
MENLO PARK, CA—In light of recent catastrophes both at home and abroad, Facebook began offering a new profile frame Friday that lets friends know you stopped scrolling for a second to look at disaster photos and felt sorta bad.
PCU – We’re Not Gonna Protest
With all of the protests and riots happening lately, this has been popping in my head a lot. I have been searching for a clip, but could not find one. So, I made it myself.
Facebook’s Investors Criticize Marc Andreessen for Conflict of Interest
Earlier this year, Facebook Inc.’s Mark Zuckerberg came to his shareholders with a big question: would they approve him maintaining voting control of the company, even if he sells most of his stock?
Facebook Fail Is Blow for Silicon Valley Cult of Founder Control
Silicon Valley spent more than a decade finding ways to give company founders more control. When Facebook Inc. tried to follow suit, shareholders pushed back.